Nikki is a PhD candidate in accounting at CU Boulder. Her research interests are voluntary disclosure and the role of information in capital markets more generally. Nikki graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2009 with undergraduate degrees in Economics and Political Science, and a minor in French. She received a Master’s in Accounting from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2010 and spent several years working as an auditor for Ersnt & Young prior to joining Leeds' doctoral program. Nikki is a CPA licensed in the state of Colorado.